Skurydina Tverskaya Mazepina 4 group ATTAC 1 oppose neo-liberal globalization and develop social, ecological, and democratic alternatives so as to guarantee fundamental rights for all. 2 fight for the regulation of financial markets, the closure of tax havens, the introduction of global taxes to finance global public goods 3 grapple for the cancellation of the debt of developing countries, fair trade, and the implementation of limits to free trade and capital flows OVERVIEW HISTORY OF ATTAC ATTAC was founded in France in December 1998. The organization expanded very rapidly in 1999. Today, the association is active in some 40 countries. NUMBER 2 Control of financial markets "Fair" instead of "free" trade, via democratic control of the World Trade Organization and international financial institutions such the International Monetary Fund, Worldbank, European Union and etc. NUMBER 3 NUMBER 4 Defense of public goods - air, water, information Defense of public social servicesHow will you outperform them? THE MAIN ISSUES NUMBER 1 NUMBER 2 The struggle to end tax evasion as practiced by transnational corporations and rich individuals Sustainable globalisation NUMBER 3 NUMBER 4 Cancellation of the debt of Developing Countries ATTAC is involved in fighting against climate change, for environmental justice THE MAIN ISSUES NUMBER 1 SOME FACTS Originally called "Action for a Tobin Tax to Assist the Citizen", ATTAC was a single-issue movement demanding the introduction of the so-called Tobin tax on currency speculation Later ATTAC has enlarged its scope to a wide range of issues related to globalisation ATTAC representatives attend the meetings of the G8 with the goal of influencing policymakers' decisions SOME FACTS One of ATTAC's slogans is "The World is not for sale", denouncing the "merchandisation" of society. Another slogan is "Another world is possible", pointing to an alternative globalisation in which people and not profit is in focus Due to Nestlégate, Attac Switzerland filed a lawsuit against Nestlé which was decided in favour of Attac in January 2013, as the personal rights of the observed were violated. They received a compensation for damages of 3'000 Swiss francs each. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION !